Senior Oil & Products Analyst

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Finance & Risk

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Sarah Stott

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:


This is a permanent role within the Oil and Products Market Analytics team, which is in charge of market fundamentals analysis, developing models, collecting information and sharing results with various internal customers and other teams in charge of market fundamentals analysis.

The Oil & Products Analyst will be responsible for producing timely and accurate market analysis tailored to the needs of the business internal customers and in co-operation with the other teams in charge of analysis of market fundamentals of other commodities like power, gas and LNG. Tasks may include regular and ad hoc market commentaries and presentations, analysis and flash reporting when required.

Particular focus given to real time co-operation with trading teams in terms of various type of analysis as requested/agreed with traders and market views and suggestions to highlight trading opportunities.

Analyse crude oil and products market data, understand trends and provide regular assessments of in-house views of global commodity fundamentals and prices. Test and support the findings.
Develop and maintain a flow of proactive information exchange with colleagues in the analytics team and the oil and products trading desks, providing support and analysis in real time
Suggest trading strategies based on timely and accurate market analysis and reports.
Propose and discuss market analysis models with internal customers, lead their development and maintenance, make sure they are technically sound and provide consistent results.
Assist in determining and discussing with the internal customers key assumptions and methodologies in modelling the complex global Oil & Products markets.
Define ways to improve tools to structure analysis, information provider selection, data gathering and management with the aim to optimise them in terms of quality, efficiency of results and costs.
Write accurate and timely market analysis reports as requested by internal customers both on a regular and ad-hoc basis. In general, effectively communicate within the company the analysis results.
Preparation of ad hoc material and presentations for management when required.

Preferably a degree in statistics, economics, finance, engineering
Excellent knowledge of oil & products fundamentals and markets.
Minimum 3 years of working experience of which at least 2-year experience in a fundamentals analytics role related to crude and/or refined products markets. Longer experience appreciated, also if in in other related roles like, but not limited to, other commodities analytics and/or trading assistant.
Modelling experience (i.e. build and maintain complex refining models, develop queries, work with SQL, Python and Tableau).
Innovative thinker, with strong analytical skills, ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Proactive team working attitude with understanding and respect of roles
A strong ability to remain focused while working under pressure, good time management.
Being comfortable with working in a large company and in a trading environment with activities to be developed in real time. Ability to co-operate with colleagues across different locations.
Willingness to learn and gain in depth knowledge on product markets and ability to work with them; constantly strive to improve the analytical ability of the team.
Flexible - Capability to deal with challenging deadlines.
Motivated, show commitment and dedication for the role.
Fluent English required; ability to speak/write other languages appreciated